Accessing JasperReports Server from Jaspersoft Studio

This section describes functionality that can be restricted by the software license for JasperReports Server. If you don’t see some of the options described in this section, your license may prohibit you from using them. To find out what you're licensed to use, or to upgrade your license, contact Jaspersoft.

Jaspersoft Studio can connect to JasperReports Server, allowing you to move reports between the two. Jaspersoft Studio uses web services to interact with the server.

You can download Jaspersoft Studio from the Jaspersoft Community website. The commercial edition is available from the Support Portal.

From Jaspersoft Studio, you can:

Browse the repository on the server from Jaspersoft Studio.
Add reports and subreports to the repository from Jaspersoft Studio.
Drag and drop images and other resources from the repository to the Jaspersoft Studio tab.
Add and delete folders and resources on the server from Jaspersoft Studio. Resources include images, fonts, JRXML files, JAR files, datatypes, and input controls.
Modify resource properties on the server from Jaspersoft Studio.
Link input controls to reports on the server.
Import and export data sources (JDBC, JNDI, and JavaBean).
Download, edit, and upload JRXML files.
Connect to multiple servers to facilitate access to both test and production environments.
In the commercial editions, create a report in Jaspersoft Studio based on a Domain in JasperReports Server.

This chapter contains the following sections:

Connecting to JasperReports Server
Publishing a Report to JasperReports Server
Creating and Uploading a Topic for Ad Hoc Views
Managing Repository Objects through Jaspersoft Studio
Working with Domains
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